[Samba] Folder disappears on rename
CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Sun Oct 6 15:27:10 MDT 2013
Fyi... this is a known problem (with both renames and newly created
files/folders, and even deleted foles/folders) on Windows 7, even with a
real Windows Server... never seen it on XP, but it happens all the time
on Windows 7 here.
samba-request at lists.samba.org wrote:
> Re: [Samba] Folder disappears on rename
> Bernd Glueckert <bernd.glueckert at ot-soft.de>
> 2013-10-05 12:12 AM
> samba at lists.samba.org
>> this sounds a bit like something mysterious I had had today at work
>> on my Samba 3.6.18 server:
>> - On the Linux server I downloaded a file to my home directory (was a
>> simple *.txt file)
>> - On my Windows PC I could not see the file, but it was there on
>> Linux side
>> - I renamed the file on linux and then it was visible with the new
>> name on windows, too.
>> A different user had the following today:
>> - She created a file on the Samba share (same 3.6.18 server)
>> - But it wasn't visible from a different PC
>> - After about 3h it was suddenly visible without any changes.
>> The problem wasn't reproducable on both machines a second time.
> We have this problem too.
> Samba 3.6.18 on Gentoo, W7-64-Workstations.
> A scanner puts his output on the samba server, but it's not visible
> for the W7-Clients. A couple of minutes later it's visible. Refreshing
> Explorer by pressing F5 doesnt help.
> Same effect happens, if user A renames a file. User B sees the old
> filename, and few minutes later it's okay.
> I think, this is reproducible. I will check this next week and give
> you the information about it.
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